Roll out the red carpet because we have four new internet cat sensations who are making their mark and are receiving cat stardom! You’ve casted your votes each day for your favorite internet cat video and now the day we all
have been waiting for is finally here. Friskies has just announced the best cat videos of “The Friskies” and the grand prize winner of the prestigious internet cat video award! Of course, internet cat videos continue to steal the hearts of viewers worldwide so each and everyone of the entrees were winners themselves and such a blast to watch!
The Fine Brothers and category captains: Grace Helbig, Zach King, Will Braden and Jesse Wellens gathered together in Los Angeles, California to announce the four category winners and the grand prize winner.
So, WHO took the title of the 2014 winner of “The Friskies”? The one and only, Cole and Marmalade from Tampa, Florida with their incredible “Dumpster Kitty” video from the “Strange” category. What’s the video about? “In this peculiar video, Marmalade puts on a disappearing act for Cole. Mesmerized, Cole is left wondering where his feline friend goes!” (source: press release). Cole and Marmalade were honored with $25,000 and the phenomenal golden catuette.
And here are the other three finalists who were granted a golden catuette and a $5,000 prize… wow! : (source: press release)
Funny: Cat vs. Flipflop starring Buddy; Palm Coast, FL
Buddy likes order in the house and when he sees something unfamiliar, he gets quite curious. In this playful video, Buddy is exploring a strange object on the floor and becomes the ultimate scardey cat!
Res-cute: Cat and Baby Play Peekaboo starring Howie; Liverpool, OH
In this absolutely adorable video, Howie plays a game of peekaboo with baby Joy. A cute cat coupled with a cute baby is impossible to beat!
Epic: How Bob Gets His Exercise starring Bob; Atlanta, GA
Bob enjoys getting his exercise in a unique way. The technique and speed with which he chases his tail is really impressive. Maybe he’s practicing to be a break dancer?
A big congratulations to all the winners – these feline friends have truly won the hearts of us all with their spectacular videos!
Whitney Evans, Friskies assistant brand manager stated, “This year’s ‘The Friskies’ was one of the best yet. Some videos were hilarious, some were adorable and some were absolutely outrageous! We were blown away with the amount of fan support and votes each video received. Without a doubt, the videos combined with the countless votes of passionate fans made for a fierce but amazing competition.”
Not only that, Friskies even donated a whopping 250,000 cans to ten cat shelter organizations and an additional $23,500 to shelter partners. Great cat videos and a great way to give back – Friskies is magnificent!
To see the winning videos of “The Friskies” – visit: http://www.TheFriskies.com and stay in the loop by using the hashtag #TheFriskies. Also, as a special treat – Friskies has created a collaboration video of all the amazing, funny, adorable and strange cat videos that were submitted into this year’s “The Friskies”. Be sure to check out the excellent video below and also take a look at photos from the remarkable “The Friskies” gala below! Congratulations once again to all the winners! Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, what is YOUR favorite cat video of all time?
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Photo and Caption Credits: Friskies Press Release